In each of the following sentences, the verb or compound verb appears highlighted:
- Dracula bites his victims on the neck.
The verb "bites" describes the action Dracula takes.
- In early October, Giselle will plant twenty tulip bulbs.
Here the compound verb "will plant" describes an action that will take place in the future.
- My first teacher was Miss Crawford, but I remember the janitor Mr. Weatherbee more vividly.
Written by Heather MacFadyen